• Ethambutol dihydrochloride packaged and labeled.

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Description

Ethambutol DiHCl is a unique slightly soluble (7.58 mg/mL) antitubercular antibiotic which inhibits cell wall formation in Mycobacterium species.

    CAS Number

    1070-11-7

    Molecular Formula

    C10H24N2O2 · 2HCl

    Molecular Weight

    277.23

    Mechanism of Action

    Ethambutol inactivates arabinosyl transferase, an enzyme responsible for transporting mycolic acids to the cell wall. Without this enzyme, cell permeability is increased leaving the oraganism vulnerable to toxic matter.

    Storage Conditions

    2-8°C

    Tariff Code

    2922.19.9590

    Spectrum

    Ethambutol targets primarily species of the Mycobacterium genus including Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Specifications

    Form

    Powder

    Assay

    (On Dried Basis): 98.0-100.5%

    Loss on Drying

    ≤0.5%

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